School of Paramedicine

Tri-Rivers / Marion General Hospital School of Paramedicine

The Paramedicine program is 900+ hours (500 didactic & lab, 400 minimum competency-based clinical hours) provides current EMTs the opportunity to advance their skills with focused training in providing emergency care, including, professionalism, communication, as well as specific situational care including cardiac arrest, injuries, rescue operations, and trauma. Certification as an Ohio Paramedic is contingent upon successful completion of the course requirements and passing the National Registry Practical and Written Examination.

To enroll or for more information or to request and application packet, please contact
Suzy Wall at (740) 389-4682, ext. 5526 or

Class schedule is provided in advance with class scheduled on duty days (2-3 days per week) from 8am-4pm with scheduled breaks.

Application Information
Program applicants must submit or complete the following:

• Submit a completed application form and application fee.

• Complete WorkKeys® testing with a score of 4 or greater for each of the 2 tests.

ESTIMATED EXPENSES (2018-2019, subject to change)

Tuition $6,300

Application Fee $95

Lab/Admin Fee $400

Paramedic Prep Courses $750

Total Program Tuition & Fees $7,545

Other estimated costs (include, but are not limited to, background check, physical exam, stethoscope, etc.) $1,373

Financial Aid Available for qualified students!

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Admission Criteria / Process

No individual will be excluded due to race, color, creed, national origin, gender, religion, marital status or disability.

1. Complete the Paramedic Preparation Course which includes; Medic TRCC Comtech, Learning Strategies, Anatomy & Physiology, Medical Terminology, Math for Meds Intro, EMT Knowledge Written Assessment, EMT Skills Review and Assessment.

2. Application Procedure: A signed and completed application, $95 application fee, official high school transcript or GED, and evidence of current EMT-Basic or Intermediate level certification is required.

Enroll Now! For information call  Suzy Wall, Administrative Assistant,  for Public Safety Services—740-389-4682 x5500

Fees & Tuition

Application Fee (non-refundable – due when application is returned to
Tri-Rivers) $95
Admission/Lab Fee (non-refundable – due upon acceptance into the program) $400
Paramedic Prep Course – $750 (payment plan options are available)
Tuition – due prior to the first day of each quarter $1,575 per quarter x 4 quarters $6,300 (Financial Aid is available for qualified students).
Total due the school $ 7,545

*Costs subject to change

The Rehabilitation Act of 1973 prohibits all programs and activities receiving federal funding from discriminating against any otherwise qualified handicapped individuals. Individuals must be able to meet all the program’s requirements, despite any disabilities. In order to be in compliance with the American Disabilities Act, the following is a list of essential functions for prospective students who wish to pursue their education in paramedicine: Students need to be aware that this profession requires physical abilities adequate to safely and accurately carry out duties such as: manual dexterity required for preparing and administering medications, physical ability to transfer patients, ability to read medication labels and patient records, hear blood pressure, heart, and breath sounds through a stethoscope (specific types are available), speak English clearly enough for most patients to understand, write the English language and understand the verbal communication of English speaking clients

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